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Greg Keller and More Complete the Cast of OFFICE HOUR at the Public Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of OFFICE HOUR, written by Julia Cho and directed by Neel Keller, part of The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. (more...)

ACQUIESCE and THE ENCHANTED LOOM Set for Factory Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

The 2016/17 Factory season looks beyond Canadian borders to navigate new identities and redefine the meaning of home, as citizens, residents, and visitors, in six plays charting new Canadian experiences. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse Appoints Associate Artist Wendy Goldberg for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Veteran director Wendy C. Goldberg, who has had a decade-long relationship with the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, will join the Playhouse's Associate Artist program for the 2017-18 season. (more...)

Singer Songwriter Wade Hayes Releases New Album 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Singer/songwriter Wade Hayes has never been shy about letting his traditional music roots show, and he is going full-on old school with his new Old Country Song album, due out June 9, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre presents ICONS Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre annouces that its 2017 ICONS Gala celebrating the career of Broadway legend Hal Prince held Sunday, April 30 in the Atlantic Ballroom at the Radisson Blu Aqua Chicago, 221 N. Columbus Drive, broke its records for number of attendees and funds raised, making it the most succesful gala in the organization's 22-year history. The Gala, with honorary chair Paul Lisnek, included special guest Lonny Price and performances from Chicago's leading talents celebrating the career of Hal Prince, the presentation of the 2017 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Music Theatre in Chicago to Rachel Rockwell and silent and live auctions. Proceeds from the event and its accompanying auctions benefit Porchlight's educational programs and productions. (more...)

Global Superstar Vin Diesel Officially Joins the Dodge//SRT Family as Both Come Together to Form 'The Brotherhood of Muscle'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Theatre Smash & ARC present the Canadian Premiere of KISS by Guillermo Calderón
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Theatre Smash, ARC and Canadian Stage are proud to join forces to present the Canadian premiere of KISS by internationally-acclaimed Chilean playwright Guillermo Calderon (screenwriter, Neruda). Directed by Ashlie Corcoran(Artistic Director, Theatre Smash) with Associate Director Christopher Stanton (Artistic Producer, ARC), KISS will be on stage from March 28 to April 16 at the intimate Berkeley Street Upstairs Theatre. A Theatre Smash and ARC production in partnership with Canadian Stage. (more...)

BWW Review: ALADDIN DUAL LANGUAGE EDITION Brings the Audience to a Whole New World at Durango High School
by Teresa Rodrick - Mar 7, 2017

Aladdin, performed by Durango High School under direction from the theatre arts department head Tobias Torres, was shown this last weekend. I have been wondering about this particular production since it is the dual language version, how that would be accomplished in a similar time frame as a single language show. I rearranged my schedule so that I could make it on closing night since it was only a one week production. (more...)

Ordway Presents OYATE OKODAKICIYAPI: An Evening of Native Contemporary Dance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Continuing its 2016-17 season focus on the artistry and culture of Native communities, the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present Oyate Okodakiciyapi: An Evening of Native Contemporary Dance today, March 4. The one-night-only performance is part of the Ordway's World Music & Dance Series sponsored by Target. Tickets start at $19 and can be purchased online at www.ordway.org, by phone at 651-224-4222 or in person at the Ordway ticket office. (more...)

MadLab Announces Theatre Roulette 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

In its eighteenth year, Central Ohio's longest running shorts festival presents 3 very distinct nights of new works rotating over 3 weekends culminating in the final day when all 3 nights of programming are performed. (more...)

Patrick Burns and Julia Goretsky to Bring HOME AGAIN to the Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Patrick Burns & Julia Goretsky reunite on the Duplex stage, taking you on a journey around the world through the music that moves us and the songs that bring us together. (more...)

2017 Downtown Urban Arts Festival to Kick Off with LISA LISA at Joe's Pub; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF), presented by Creative Ammo Inc., is a renowned multi-disciplinary arts event with cultural offerings in theater, film, music and poetry held annually during the spring at venues in downtown Manhattan, NYC. (more...)

Dodge Partners With Universal Pictures on The Fate of the Furious, Which Opens Nationwide on April 14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

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The Fox Theater presents AMORAMORA with THE ALCAPONES, THE JIVE TRIBE 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Amoramora is a traveling, working, multipurpose rock and jazz fusion quartet from Boulder, Colorado. With members from Chicago, Cleveland, Washington D.C., and Boulder, the band formed after crossing paths in 2015 and has been performing, as well as expanding their extensive catalog with original material ever since. After gaining traction amongst the legendary students at the University of Colorado, the group of composers and multi-instrumentalists quickly jumped from packed house parties, to small bars, and then to bigger stages. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week
by - Mar 10, 2017

Check out the top stories from Las Vegas you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Zero Channel's TV Pilot SHOOT ME NICELY With Linda Hamilton to Premiere at SeriesFest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Zero Channel's comedy SHOOT ME NICELY  will have its Colorado Premiere at SeriesFest's Independent Pilot Competition on June 29th at Denver's Sie Film Center. (more...)

Bobby Bare Among Rolling Stone's CMA Fest Must-See List
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Rolling Stone kicked off the much anticipated week in Nashville with a heavy list of the 20 best free shows to see at CMA Music Festival and Bobby Bare is among the country elite also including Maren Morris, Keith Urban and Brothers Osborne. (more...)

Old Town School's Free 'Soundtrack of the City' Concert Series Launches Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Old Town School of Folk Music, with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), is pleased to announce a free, city-wide concert series, Soundtrack of the City, taking place June 8 - August 20, 2017. (more...)

'Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge' Returns With Legal Drag Racing on Woodward Avenue for a Second Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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Margaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This summer, The K.G. Scully Players are pleased to present VICTORY GIRLS, by Kristina Poe, directed by Jill DeArmon, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

Oliver Platt & More Among Talent Attached to IFC's Development Slate
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

On the heels of the critically acclaimed Brockmire, the highest-rated first season show in the network's history, IFC has today announced 11 new comedy projects as part of their development slate for 2018 series consideration including a new scripted half hour executive produced by Oliver Platt. (more...)

Immersive KPOP to Take Over A.R.T./New York Theatres This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, presents the world premiere of KPOP, a high-octane immersive event that gives you a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)

Grieves Drops 'RX' Video w/ Mass Appeal + Announces Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Today, Seattle rapper and producer Grieves shares a new video (via Mass Appeal) for the recently released first single “RX” from his fifth studio album Running Wild set for release on August 25th via Rymesayers Entertainment. (more...)

Marvel Comics Presents BLACK PANTHER Featuring 'Born A Snake' by P.O.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Marvel Comics continues to present this year's breakout Marvel Super Hero – the Black Panther – through a monthly video series that continues to link the world of comics and hip-hop blending animated comics (more...)

Music Institute to Present Carly and Martina in January; Launches Songwriting Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago kicks off its new songwriting program with a performance by fast-rising pop duo Carly and Martina. The singer-songwriters perform today, January 20 at 7 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave. in downtown Evanston. Opening the show is Layla Frankel, local singer-songwriter and educator. Admission is free. (more...)

Julia Cho's AUBERGINE at Berkeley Rep Wins 2017 Glickman Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Theatre Bay Area has announced playwright Julio Cho and Berkeley Repertory Theatre have been selected as the recipients of this year's prestigious Will Glickman Award for Aubergine, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in February 2016. (more...)

Casting Announced for the Midwest Premiere AMERICAN HWANGAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Halcyon Theatre and A-Squared Theatre are proud to announce casting for the Midwest Premiere of Lloyd Suh's American Hwangap-led by Jeff Award-winner Joseph Anthony Foronda. Helen Young is set to direct the co-production that runsFebruary 24 through April 1 at Halcyon Theatre located in residence at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3253 W. Wilson Avenue, on Chicago's north side.   (more...)

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With Mischief Theatre's production of The Play That Goes Wrong soon to open on Broadway, today the company announces the new cast for its critically acclaimed smash (and grab) hit play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cor Theatre and Stage Left Present WHAT OF THE NIGHT?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sex, power, institutional failure, human frailty, betrayal, dreams and madness are at the core of celebrated Cuban-American writer Maria Irene Fornes's Pulitzer-Prize nominated play What of the Night? (more...)

Sirena Huang First Prize Winner of Inaugural Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Sirena Huang (age 22 from the United States) has been named the First Prize Winner of the inaugural Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition. As first prize winner, Sirena Huang, receives a cash prize of $30,000 as well as a new violin, crafted by celebrated violin makers Feng Jiang, Jeffrey Phillips, Andrew Ryan and John Young; a Silver-mounted bow from Eric Lane; a coveted Musafia Case donated by Reuning and Son Violins, Inc.; a signed copy of "The American Violin" provided by Tucker Densley, Christopher Germain, Philip J. Kass, Darcy Kuronen, John Montgomery and P. Dameron Midgett, IV; and a $250 gift certificate given by International Violin Company. Additionally, the first prize winner will receive public relations and artist management support, with future performances with the following orchestras and festivals: Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Fort Pierce, FL; Bach, Beethoven and Brahms Society, Brookline, MA; Brevard Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne, FL; Music in the Mountains, Durango, CO; and Newport Music Festival, Newport, RI, among others (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park announced today an exciting season of extravagant stage adaptations, powerhouse productions and world premieres, beginning with an adaptation of the Oscar-winning film SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE opening Sept. 2. (more...)

Playwrights on Park Reading Series Presents: MacKenzie McBride's The Telling and Re-Telling of Lucy and Owen
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Today, February 28 at 7:30pm with MacKenzie McBride's The Telling and Re-Telling of Lucy and Owen. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 2/26/2017
by BWW - Feb 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/26/2017 for Las Vegas (more...)

NYC Art & Fashion World Gets Spotlight in SHOOT ME NICELY Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Elias Plagianos' web series Shoot Me Nicely starring John Behlmann, William Sadler, Linda Hamilton and Tasie Lawrence, is the story of a fashion photographer who loses his elite magazine job, plunging him into a downward spiral of odd jobs and celebrity chasing. (more...)

Works by Kimber Lee, Jen Silverman and More on Tap for MTC's Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the lineup for this spring's Ted Snowdon Reading Series, formerly titled the Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series. (more...)

Interluxe Releases Dates For Upcoming Online Auctions Of Luxury Properties
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Playwrights on Park Reading Series Presents: MacKenzie McBride's The Telling and Re-Telling of Lucy and Owen
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Tuesday, February 28 at 7:30pm with MacKenzie McBride's The Telling and Re-Telling of Lucy and Owen. (more...)

Ordway Presents OYATE OKODAKICIYAPI: An Evening of Native Contemporary Dance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Continuing its 2016-17 season focus on the artistry and culture of Native communities, the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present Oyate Okodakiciyapi: An Evening of Native Contemporary Dance on Saturday, March 4. The one-night-only performance is part of the Ordway's World Music & Dance Series sponsored by Target. Tickets start at $19 and can be purchased online at www.ordway.org, by phone at 651-224-4222 or in person at the Ordway ticket office. (more...)

Bank of Colorado Brings ATM to Life With a New ITM in Johnstown
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

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NYC Art & Fashion World Gets Spotlight in SHOOT ME NICELY Series
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Elias Plagianos' web series Shoot Me Nicely starring John Behlmann, William Sadler, Linda Hamilton and Tasie Lawrence, is the story of a fashion photographer who loses his elite magazine job, plunging him into a downward spiral of odd jobs and celebrity chasing. (more...)

James Saito Takes on One Night Only Reading of Award-Winning Bulgarian Play
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and The New Literature from Europe Festival present Madam Mishima by Elena Alexieva - one man show inspired by the death of one of Japan's great post-war novelists Yukio Mishima. (more...)

'FHEasy: A Year of Weekly Teachings and Devotionals' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Durango, Colo., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Enjoying a memorable and meaningful Christmas season doesn't just happen, according to Tina Albrecht, mother of daughters aged 10, 7 and 4. The author of the new book FHEasy: A Year of Weekly Teachings and Devotionals (Cedar Fort Publishing) says, 'Let's face it, if we don't approach the Christmas season knowing what we want to do and experience, the commercialization and chaos will overrun us and we'll be left feeling, well, run over.' (more...)


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Music Institute to Present Carly and Martina in January; Launches Songwriting Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Music Institute of Chicago kicks off its new songwriting program with a performance by fast-rising pop duo Carly and Martina. The singer-songwriters perform on Friday, January 20 at 7 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave. in downtown Evanston. Opening the show is Layla Frankel, local singer-songwriter and educator. Admission is free. (more...)

FHEasy Book is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Durango, Colo., Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Many families would like 2017 to be the year they grow closer and ensure that their children embrace their values. As Tina Albrecht points out, one way to accomplish that goal is to conduct regular family meetings and activities, something members of the Church of Latter-Day Saints do that can easily be adopted by families of all backgrounds, religious or not. (more...)

New Block of Tickets Released for Immersive KPOP Run This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Due to popular demand, Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, has released a new block of tickets and has added performances (September 16 & 30 at 3pm) to the world premiere of KPOP, a high-octane immersive event that gives you a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)

The Sol Project Announces OEDIPUS EL REY, New Partner Theaters, and $100K Grant
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Sol Project, the new theater initiative dedicated to producing the work of Latinx playwrights, has announced the New York premiere of OEDIPUS EL REY by MacArthur Fellow Luis Alfaro, directed by longtime collaborator Chay Yew, the OBIE award-winning director. (more...)

Grieves Drops 'What It Dew' Video, LP Out 8/25 On Rhymesayers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

In anticipation of his fifth studio album Running Wild set for release this Friday, August 25th on Rhymesayers Entertainment, Seattle rapper and producer Grieves shares a new track/video for “What It Dew.” (more...)

CarGurus Announces First-Annual Best Used Car Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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LendingTree's Top 10 Most Popular New Cars of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

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